Florida International University School of Law Dean Alexander Acosta will succeed Democratic Party boss Tom Perez as secretary of labor.
Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta will head to the full Senate floor after clearing a cloture vote to avoid filibuster on Wednesday.
The Senate is expected to confirm Alexander Acosta as the next Secretary of Labor by the end of the week.
Labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta moved one step closer to confirmation after clearing the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions on Thursday.
Law school dean Alexander Acosta picked up a key Democratic vote in his bid to serve as the next Secretary of Labor.
Labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta plans to forfeit up to $375,000 in bonuses if confirmed by the Senate, according to an ethics disclosure posted online on Thursday.
Fast food executive and former Labor Secretary nominee Andy Puzder said that opposition groups threatened his family during the confirmation process.
Several major unions have endorsed Alexander Acosta, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Labor.
President Donald Trump nominated former National Labor Relations Board member Alexander Acosta to lead the Labor Department the day after fast food executive Andy Puzder withdrew his nomination.
Both Republican and Democratic senators have now seen a 27-year-old episode of the “Oprah Winfrey Show” that features the former wife of Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s labor secretary nominee, raising abuse allegations against him.